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Table 2 Practical strategies, methods and behaviour-change targets of the DAGIS intervention programme in accordance with the IM protocola

From: Development of the DAGIS intervention study: a preschool-based family-involving study promoting preschoolers’ energy balance-related behaviours and self-regulation skills

Intervention level Practical strategies Behaviour-change methods Change target
Preschool Early educators’ trainings Information about social and environmental consequencesb Attitude
Framingb Attitude
Information on how to perform the behaviourb Skills, capability, self-efficacy
Verbal persuasion about capabilityb Skills, capability, self-efficacy
Mobilizing social networksa Social influence
Manuals Information on how to perform the behaviourb Skills, capability, self-efficacy
Meeting with preschool managers Discussiona Motivation
Knowledge
Mentoring visits Discussiona
Social support (practical)b
Knowledge Motivation
Capability
Booster e-mails with pedagogical tips Information on how to perform the behaviourb Motivation
Skills, capability
Preschool & family Activity afternoon Active learninga Attitude
Mobilizing social support Social influence
Family Educational letters & DAGIS e-mails Persuasive communicationa Attitude
Prompting goal settinga Skills, capability
Information on how to perform the behaviourb Skills, capability
Restructuring the physical environmentb Skills, capability
Identification of self as role modelb Awareness
Normative information about other’s behaviour Social influence/social norm
Personal feedback on children’s measured EBRBs and information about the measured average of study participants’ behaviours Feedbacka Awareness
Motivation
Normative information about other’s behaviour Social influence/social norm
Map application Social support3 Social influence
Family and child Bingo board Active learninga Skills, capability
Direct experiencea Attitudes
Child MindUp™ curriculum Guided practicea Skills, capability
Improving physical and emotional statesa Skills, capability
Active learninga Skills, capability
Using imagerya Knowledge
Activities related to EBRBs Active learninga Skills, capability
Storybooks Modelinga Skills, capability
  Using imagerya Knowledge
  1. aBartholomew et al. [25, 32]
  2. bMichie et al. [49]